Past Events

Join HIAS' partners T’ruah for a four-part series, with the goal of applying Jewish wisdom, including halakhah (Jewish law), history, ethics, and lived experience, to ethical and human rights questions that have risen in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Jewish Community Refugee Initiative (JCRI) in Charlotte invites you to hear local and national speakers speak about "Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the Time of COVID-19" for the third annual Welcoming the Stranger to the Table event.
Join us in remembering and honoring the victims of the October 27, 2018 synagogue shooting. We will seek to place the tragedy into a larger context; at the intersection of anti-Semitism, anti-immigrant hatred, white supremacy and the easy availability of guns in our culture, and we will call for action.
Join us for a dynamic “Meet the Author” conversation with Dr. Jessica Goudeau about her new book After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America.
The future of refugee resettlement and asylum hinge on the attitudes of the leaders we elect in November, and we are calling on all candidates from all political parties, in all parts of the country to commit to welcoming refugees.
14 Oct
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
Join us on Tuesday, October 13 to mark World Mental Health Day, and learn more about how HIAS and our partners build community-based mental health programming for refugees, and how this work has evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What is the Jewish response to immigration reform and advocacy? Join us for an emotional and spiritual conversation that links personal migration narrative to Torah text analysis, moral dialogue, and contemporary social action.